Monday, October 25, 2010
Book Review: Taylor Lautner by Sarah Parvis
Imprint:Andrews McMeel Publishing
Stock: New, Available
Price: $10.95 AUD
Featuring more than 40 full-colour photographs and a short but comprehensive bio, Taylor Lautner, a celebrity-focused mini biography by Sarah Parvis, provides rich detail chronicling how these stars rose to fame. Everything a fan could want to know about Taylor Lautner – where he grew up, how he broke in to the entertainment industry, what he likes and dislikes – can be found within Taylor Lautner.
Whether she's working on books about President Barack Obama, Robert Pattinson, or the 1980s, Sarah Parvis keeps an eye on all things pop culture. An author, editor, and compiler of quotations, Parvis has a knack for picking up little-known trivia concerning names in the news. She lives in New York, New York.
Let me start by saying that this book is only about 4 cm by 4 cm and the pictures would not make up a very large poster if you cut them all out and stuck them on a piece of cardboard. For some, that will be the only disappointing thing about this pocket sized book. I was expecting a full sized book with large glossy photos.
There are some pictures from Taylor’s early movies right up to his current fame from the Twilight series. The earlier pictures won’t do much to satisfy the appetites of the tweens used to drooling of Lautner’s buffed abs as he is pretty much just a child in these ones.
The biggest plus about this book is also its downfall, the size. It is small enough to keep a tome of Taylor in your handbag for a quick fix if you can’t get through the day without seeing Lautner’s six pack.